Popeye used his spinach to make him strong, just like we tell our kids, but maybe Popeye was getting much more for his efforts.
Here is a quick run down on Spinach;
Spinach is a very hardy annual with a rosette of dark green leaves. Sometimes the leaves can be crinkled, which is called a Savoy Leaf variety, or flat. Spinach is related to beets and chard.
Growing Spinach: Being a very hardy plant spinach can tolerate the cold; in fact, it does extremely well in cool weather. Heat and long days will make Check Out The Rest of “Spinach-Maybe Popeye Is Smarter Than We Thought” →
This video is about the adaptive properties of plants and how, over time, of saving your seeds , many plants will adapt to the environment and climate they are subjected to. They may become more hardy or more tender depending where your garden is located . For example Check Out The Rest of “Saving Seeds and The Adaptive Properties” →
Here is a short video on making and installing a cucumber trellis. we used simple 2″ x 2″ lumber to construct it and 5 foot garden fence stapled Check Out The Rest of “A DIY Cucumber Trellis For Your Garden” →
The journey into my mycological cultivation has begun in earnest. Recently I inoculated several logs to cultivate Shiitake mushrooms on the homestead. This is a starter or trial run, and the prognosis is good. We have many places on the property that are deep dark Hemlock groves that are Check Out The Rest of “My Mycelium” →
Wow the past few days have been very busy here on the homestead. We like many other gardeners, and homesteaders are getting into our “busy” season.
With the vegetable and flower gardens, firewood (good bio-mass fuel, but that is a whole other blog post), coupled with blogging , “paid” work and the rest of the homesteading chores, time seems to be a waning commodity. Check Out The Rest of ““Spring”ing Ahead In The Garden” →